Definition of pratincole in English:
A long-winged, fork-tailed, insectivorous bird related to the plovers, resembling a swallow in flight and typically living near water.
- Genus Glareola (and Stiltia), family Glareolidae: several species, in particular G. pratincole of Africa and the Mediterranean
- Its head looked more jaeger-like than anything, and I wondered whether it was a pratincole.
Definition of pratincole in:
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